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India Lodges Robust Protest with Pakistan over Reported Makes an attempt to Convert Lahore Gurdwara into Mosque

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Picture for illustration. He stated India expressed its considerations, in strongest phrases, on the incident and referred to as upon Pakistan to research the matter and take rapid remedial measures. PTI Final Up to date: July 27, 2020, […]

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He stated India expressed its considerations, in strongest phrases, on the incident and referred to as upon Pakistan to research the matter and take rapid remedial measures.

  • PTI
  • Final Up to date: July 27, 2020, 9:38 PM IST

India on Monday lodged a robust protest with Pakistan Excessive Fee over experiences of makes an attempt being made to transform a well-known gurudwara at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore right into a mosque, a spokesperson within the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) stated.

“A robust protest was lodged with the Pakistan Excessive Fee right this moment on the reported incident whereby Gurdwara ‘Shahidi Asthan’, website of martyrdom of Bhai Taru Singh ji at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore, Pakistan has been claimed because the place of Masjid Shahid Ganj and makes an attempt are being made to transform it to a mosque,” MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava stated.

He stated India expressed its considerations, in strongest phrases, on the incident and referred to as upon Pakistan to research the matter and take rapid remedial measures. “Pakistan was additionally referred to as upon to take care of the protection, safety, well-being of its minority communities together with safety of their spiritual rights and cultural heritage,” Srivastava stated, responding to a question on the matter.

He stated Gurdwara Shahidi Asthan Bhai Taru Ji is a historic gurdwara the place Bhai Taru Ji made supreme sacrifice in 1745. “The gurdwara is a spot of reverence and regarded sacred by the Sikh neighborhood. This incident has been seen with grave concern in India. There have been requires justice for the minority Sikh neighborhood in Pakistan,” he added.


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